Specimen Information

Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Specimen ID615267
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyStarke
LocalityKoontz Lake, SW corner
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKankakee
HUC8 Number07120001
HUC10 NameRobbins Ditch-Kankakee River
HUC10 Number0712000107
HUC12 NameAmy Kelly Ditch-Robbins Ditch
HUC12 Number071200010702
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month10
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsFound on boat hull in the lake.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIndiana Dept. of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Year Classadult
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/30/2020].

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